Originally Posted by Mr. Dent
How does that make him nerfed? I think you're using the wrong phrases to express yourself here.
No, "nerfed" is exactly the phrase I wanted to use. To "nerf" a character is to take away all or most of their usual/known powers to make them basically a mundane. That's exactly what they did to Mandarin, as there is no evidence at all that he has any powers, even in his iconic Rings.